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Dianthus ‘Appleblossom Burst’
Dianthus ‘Appleblossom Burst’
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Dianthus ‘Appleblossom Burst’

Border Pinks

USDA Zone: 4-9

Plant number: 1.181.460

Border Pinks have been popular in gardens for centuries. The new PRETTY POPPERS® series features semi-double and double flowering cultivars in a range of colours. The flowers are held erect on upright stems over a compact mound. This selection has semi-double flowers in a mixture of white to intense pink blush over grey-green foliage. Attractive to butterflies. Deadhead regularly to encourage more buds to form. Plants require good drainage and are an excellent choice for hot dry sites or gravelly soils. Combines beautifully with other low alpine plants. The flower petals of all types of Dianthus are edible. Evergreen. Bred by Walters Gardens, Inc. USPP#31454: unlicensed propagation prohibited.

Further details for
Dianthus ‘Appleblossom Burst’

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
Care Level
Flower Colour
  Light Pink
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
  Early Fall
Foliage Color
  Grey Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Attracts Butterflies
  Attracts Hummingbirds
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
  Rabbit Resistant
   20-25 cm
   8-10 inches
   40-50 cm
   16-20 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate